Art & Architecture
THE SEATS OF THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY IN GREAT BRITAIN AND WALES. In a collection of views, engraved by W. Angus. From pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists. With descriptions of each view.
Published by W. Angus. Gwynne's Buildings, Islington. Dated 1787, but actually 1815. Oblong 4to. (12 x 9.4 inches). A nice wide margined copy with all edges untrimmed. Illustrated with engraved title & 63 engraved views, each with a descriptive leaf of letterpress opposite. Originally issued in 1787 with just 48... Item #9508
BAYNES. PAULINE. Born 1922 - died 2008. GRIMM. BROTHERS.
WATER COLOUR PAINTING OF SNOWDROP (SNOW WHITE) AND THE SEVEN DWARVES. Original watercolour Illustration published in Grimm's Fairy Tales.
NP. (Book published by Blackie & Son). Circa 1949. ORIGINAL FULL COLOUR ARTWORK. The watercolour image shows Snowdrop (Snow White) lying asleep at the edge of a forest. Stood over her is a handsome Prince dressed in elaborate multi coloured outfit with a large hat in his hand, complete with... Item #8886
THE PAY OF THE PIED PIPER. Illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. Reprinted from the 1888 Xmas Entertainment Programme of the Brighton Grammar School.
NP. ND. c. 1898. Set of 11 full page illustrations by Beardsley Sewn in pale blue/grey card wrapper. No text apart from the front wrapper.(8.4 x 5.4 inches). Mark Samuels Lasner, in his checklist of Beardsley's work, describes a set of these illustrations as being issued as loose plates in... Item #9773
BETJEMAN. JOHN. -- Boyd Harte. Glynn, Illustrates.
Warren Editions. London. 1977. FIRST EDITION, Limited to 220 copies, numbered and signed by both author and illustrator. 4to. (11.4 x 9.1 inches). 23 leaves, illustrated with 16 original coloured lithographs. Verses are taken from Betjeman's commentary for Edward Mirzoeff's BBC documentary, Metro-land, shown in 1973 and are printed in... Item #9884
1983. Watercolour painting of Mole walking towards the Wild Wood, painted for the Purnell 1983, abridged for younger readers, edition of Grahame's classic tale. This image was not used in the published book. Image size 3.8 x 3.5 inches. Professionally mounted, framed and glazed, with hardboard backing and strung, ready... Item #8939
BISHOP PERCY. ; CARADOC PRESS.
H. D. & H. G. Webb. Caradoc Press, Bedford Park, Chiswick, London. 1900. LIMITED EDITION. One of 300 copies on paper. 8vo. (6 x 4.7 inches). (2),18pp (2). The second book from the Caradoc Press. Ornamental designs and letters engraved by the Webbs. Printed in red and black but this... Item #9930
BRANGWYN. FRANK. Illustrates.
THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Introduction by Joseph Jacobs. Designs by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A.
Gibbings and Company. London. 1906. Large 8vo. (10.3 x 6.8 inches). Illustrated with decorative title page, full colour frontis, each page of the verse text within decorative borders printed in green and and 4 fine full colour plates by Brangwyn. A clean and tight copy with lovely wide margins, in... Item #9781
BROOMBERG. ADAM. AND CHANARIN. OLIVER.
MACK & AMC. London. 2013. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. (8.7 x 6.5 inches). Illustrated with 512 images from the Archive of Modern Conflict, London, imposed over the text of the King James Bible. 4 page booklet, printed in black on red paper, and featuring Adi Opher's essay Divine violence, mounted into... Item #9547
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Odhams Press/Ernest Benn. London. 1948. FIRST BOOK EDITION. 8vo. (8.9 x 5.7 inches). This work was originally published in two separate essays entitled "Hobbies" & "Painting as a pastime" in Churchill's 1932 book "Thoughts and adventures". Here published on its own for the first time and with 18 colour plates... Item #9693
COSTUME OF THE VATICAN. ; Artist unknown.
Including. Sommo Pont ce Nella Notte del S. Natale. S. Padre in Sedia Gestatoria, Cardinale in Cappa Stesa, Cantore Pontificio, Guardia Nobile, and Capitano Svizzero, among others.
No place, No Date. circa 1850. CONCERTINA BOOK. (4.5 x 3.2 inches). Thirty fine hand coloured engraved plates,some heightened with gold. The plates fold out to full length of 89 inches. No text. The whole work is cased in a red, decorative paper covered folder with marbled paper inside. This... Item #6515
The Studio, Limited. London. 1924. FIRST EDITION. 4to. ( 11.7 x 9.3 inches). vii, 31pp Illustrated with 96 plates, 16 of them in colour. Very likely the Author's own copy with his name and address, in Chelsea, London, written on the rear pastedown endpaper. Other previous owner's Armorial bookplate on... Item #8653
De MOLEVILLE, BERTRAND.
THE COSTUME OF THE HEREDITARY STATES OF THE HOUSE OF AUSTRIA. Displayed in fifty coloured engravings; with descriptions and an introduction.
William Miller. London. 1804. FOLIO. Later issue with paper watermarked 1819. Fifty fine hand coloured plates showing people of Alpine, Bohemian, Moravian and Hungarian cultures. Some creasing to endpapers, final & preliminary blanks otherwise fine in early binding of dark green straight grain morocco, blind stamped and gilt with foliate... Item #195
Walt Disney Enterprises. USA. 1937. ORIGINAL HAND COLOURED IMAGE ON CELLULOID. Image is 6.6 x 4.5 inches. Mounted glazed and framed to give a full size of 13.1 x 10.8 inches. A rare original hand-painted sheet of Celluloid from Disney's first animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs... Item #9001
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS. Adapted from Grimm's Fairy Tales. - Signed by Walt Disney and 51 of the film's animators.
Harper and Brothers. New York. USA. 1937. First edition, first printing. A lavishly inscribed copy by Walt Disney and 51 of the 64 animators who contributed to making of the film. Quarto. Pictorial paper boards, black cloth backstrip, pictorial endpapers. With the original pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a full... Item #9608
MANET and the French Impressionists. Pisarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cézanne, Guillaumin. Translated by J. E. Crawford Flitch.
Grant Richards; 1910. First UK edition. 4to. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispiece and 31 reproductions in half-tone, 2 etchings by Renoir and one each by Morisot and Manet, 2 wood engravings after Manet and one each after Degas and... Item #8902
Editions arcade.Brussels.,1967. Large 4to(34.5 cms x 27 cms).Translated from the Dutch by Frances J.Stillman.Foreword by H.Liebaers.Historical account by J.Duverger.Contains 42 colour and 41 mono illustrations,many fold out plates.Very good copy in colour illustrated dustwrapper.Very good in Slightly rubbed card slip case.:. Item #1785
Museum of Modern Art. New York. 1938. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 8 inches). One of only 5000 copies printed. 1315 of these were reserved for members of the MoMA. A very good copy in publishers black cloth with white paper label. Original dustwrapper with some loss to the top... Item #9476
Garton & Co. London. 1992. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (11 X 8.5 inches). LIMITED EDITION. One of only 50 copies. Original wood engraving (again one of just 50, numbered and initialled by the printer) in a pocket inside the rear board. Illustrated with a mono photo portrait of Drury for... Item #8511
GATOR. SIR GEORGE. -- GODFREY. WALTER H. Edit.
TRAFALGAR SQUARE AND NEIGHBOURHOOD. (The Parish of St. Martin in the fields, Part III). Survey of London. Volume 18.
London County Council. London. 1940. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.7 x 9.3 inches). One of only 700 copies printed, this being number 461. Illustrated with 1 colour plate before the text, over 200 photos and drawings on 110 mono plates, plus 44 illustrations in the text and 21 heraldic illustrations. xxii... Item #8991
Printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerell Press, for Douglas Cleverdon. Bristol. 1927 (1928). LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 4.7 inches). One of 35 copies, numbered and signed by Gill and with an extra set of the six Copper engravings loose in a folder inside the rear cover. Illustrated... Item #8893
Printed by Douglas Pepler, Ditchling, Sussex. 1918. 16 pp Catalogue plus invite to private view. (6.3 x 4.8 inches). Illustrated with 6 wood engravings. Contains a foreword by Pepler plus a list of the items in the exhibition, three with hand written notes, including prices for the items. Printed on... Item #8895
GILL. ERIC. Illustrates. POWYS. T. F.
Printed by Henry Hill Limited, for Douglas Cleverdon. Bristol. 1930. LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. (8.2 x 5.2 inches). One of 350 copies, numbered and signed by Powys. Publishers green and white decorative paper covered boards with black buckram spine, lettered in gilt. A fine copy with the original prospectus loosely inserted... Item #8894
GOLDSMITH. OLIVER. -- (Guild of Women Binders binding).
Printed for The Guild of Women Binders. London. 1899. LIMITED EDITION. Small 4to. (8.1 x 6.1 inches). One of 100 numbered copies printed on Japanese paper for the Guild of Women Binders. Illustrated with 12 mono full page plates by H. L. Richardson. Bound by the Guild of Women Binders... Item #9880
GOODALL. JOHN STRICKLAND.
MANUSCRIPT MAQUETTE FOR THE BOOK, CREEPY CASTLE. Together with a smaller manuscript book proposal and the US first edition.
Macmillan. London. 1975. The original manuscript maquette of Goodall's wordless picture book, Creepy Castle, which would be published in 1975 by Macmillan in London and Atheneum in New York. 2 pen and watercolour manuscripts, 1 oblong octavo (190 x 140 mm) and 1 square octavo (135 x 126 mm). Volume... Item #9255
GRAY. THOMAS. -- (Guild of Women Binders binding).
Printed for The Guild of Women Binders. London. 1899. LIMITED EDITION. Small 4to. (8.1 x 6.1 inches). One of 100 numbered copies printed on Japanese paper for the Guild of Women Binders. Illustrated with 12 mono full page plates by R. W. A. Rouse. Bound by the Guild of Women... Item #9879